Leadership and Management in Public Health

Summer 2020 > Health Sciences > PUBH.5070 > 061

Course No: PUBH.5070-061; SIS Class Nbr: 3142; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course provides an introduction and overview to leadership, management, and organizational behavior in health care, reflecting the uniqueness of this sector. The course integrates theory with practice through readings, lectures, written assignments, and guest presentations from different organizational perspectives. Assessment, practice and development of leadership, managerial and organizational skills will be accomplished through team exercises and small group work. You will be encouraged to analyze your own leadership style and skills within the context of healthcare as well as interview and learn from other leaders in the healthcare setting.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Core Codes: LEADERSHIP
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Amy Smalarz
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2020 Summer: May 18 to Jul 26
  • Chat Hours: Sun 6-7pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: M.P.H. in Public Health

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